Stanford University is an employer of choice in the Silicon Valley, sitting next to, and interacting with, the world's pre-eminent high-tech companies. We offer a variety of benefits beyond traditional vacation, medical, dental, retirement and savings options:
Year-round art museums, musicals, plays and lectures
Over 100 annual University division I athletic events
Complete physical fitness and wellness programs, onsite recreation, equipment rentals and exercise classes
Events and program for children, sports camps, tuition options
World class intellectual stimulation through learning and development classes, workshops and onsite conferences from leading edge speakers and faculty
Work/life and family friendly policies and reimbursement
Participation in Stanford's social responsibility and sustainable programs for a better world
This is a culture where you can make a difference working alongside some of the brightest and advanced thinkers in the world.
Join the Stanford School of Medicine Human Resources team in leading and changing medicine as we know it today. Reporting to the Directing Business Partner of Employee and Labor Relations, the Employee and Labor Relations Specialist will provide advice and counsel to faculty, supervisor and managers and employees. We are seeking a highly skilled, well-experienced HR professional for the position.
Duties will include handling all facets of employee and labor relations, including interpreting and providing advice and counsel regarding university policies, union contracts, and applicable employment laws and regulations; investigating and resolving employment disputes; providing guidance regarding layoffs, terminations, and corrective action; designing and delivering training for employees, supervisors, managers, and local human resources staff pertaining to employee relations and related compliance; as well as keeping abreast of changes in applicable policies, contracts, laws and regulations.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree in human resources management, labor law, organizational behavior or other related field and five years of relevant analytical experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Knowledge of employee and labor relations, the National Labor Relations Act, and state and federal employment regulations and case law
Demonstrated ability to think critically, research, analyze, and consolidate complex information into policy, position papers, and/or investigation/grievance reports, and to administer collective bargaining agreements and/or human resources policies
Experience with problem-solving
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with Stanford colleagues and clients, and with external organizations, and to handle conflict situations calmly, professionally, and analytically
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a team-based environment
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills. Must have excellent presentation skills. Project management skills in a multiple location/unit environment
Ability to maintain confidentiality in highly sensitive matters
Demonstrated ability to prioritize own work, multi-task, take initiative, and take ownership of projects
Excellent organizational skills
Experience managing a dispute resolution program or grievance program, or other complex policy/contract application
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent investigative skills highly desired
Experience in facilitating training sessions
Law degree or an advance degree in a related field preferred
Stanford University School of Medicine, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, is a premier research-intensive medical school. Our mission is to improve health through discovery and innovation in patient care, education, and research. Stanford University School of Medicine is comprised of 30 academic departments and eight interdisciplinary institutes; has 1,085 full-time faculty, including seven Nobel laureates; 1,561 Clinician Educator Faculty; 1,361 postdoctoral scholars; 494 MD students; 1,151 PhD and MS candidates; and 1,286 residents; clinical fellows and 3,500 staff. Faculty deliver care at Stanford Health Care and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford, where medical students also gain experience. In 2018, faculty received over $681 million for sponsored research and revenues are projected to reach $2.6 billion.
Holistically, the School of Medicine is rooted in an inclusive culture of excellence and diversity that values innovation, collaboration, and life-long learning. To foster the talents and aspirations of staff, Stanford offers career development programs, competitive pay that keeps pace with market trends, and benefits that increase financial stability and promote healthy, fulfilling lives.
Frequently stand/walk, sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, use a telephone, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up
to 10 pounds, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Travel on campus to schools/units, occasional out of town travel.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.